Small Box as gift

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Project by Jorge Velez posted 821 days ago 1106 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this as a gift for my Sister Inlaw, it’s hard Maple and Purple Heart, the top is end grain but I back it up with a small pcs of Maple so it can be reinforced. simple and she like it a lot.

thks for stopping by!

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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Arlin Eastman

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#1 posted 821 days ago

Well done.
I like the splines and the wave with the ends. Keep up the good work


-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#2 posted 821 days ago

Very nice box.Maple and purple hearth looks very good.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 821 days ago

si senor

muy bien hecho

siguele siguele

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Jim Rowe

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#5 posted 821 days ago

A beautiful gift. Well done.

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#6 posted 821 days ago

Very creative, great work!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 821 days ago

This is a fine box and a wonderful gift that will be cherished.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Jorge Velez

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#8 posted 821 days ago

Thank you every one for your nice complements!

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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#9 posted 821 days ago

Really sharp, looks good

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#10 posted 820 days ago

The maple on the box looks like quarter sawn sycamore. I would love to find some maple like that! Nice job on the build.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Oscar Martinez

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#11 posted 810 days ago

Hola Jorge que bien quedo esa caja la onda de la tapa lo hiciste usando una plantilla saludos

-- OSCART Ideas en Madera

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Jorge Velez

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#12 posted 810 days ago

Hola Oscar!

no use plantilla, tenia unos restos de Maple de otro proyecto y me gusto como se veia la “Testa” del corte que me quedo, asi que centre el corte para que quedara como figura de catedral al centro de la tapa, despues solo la corte a mano libre con mi Sierra Cinta que hice hace unos meses y use madera morada (Purple Heart) y la pegue de nuevo las dos maderas.

por ser testa y tan delgada la reforce con otro laminado de maple por la parte de abajo


-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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